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Ostrich flock at sunset. A local ostrich farm in Boggomsbaai© Brian Burger
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Boggomsbaai Tourism Information

Boggomsbaai is situated close to Mossel Bay, on the N2 national road, on the famous Garden Route. No one is really sure where Boggomsbaai got its name from but its most likely the "boggom" or the bark of the baboons in the area.

Boggomsbaai has tennis and golf facilities, so it should appeal to the sportier visitor. You can hike along the beach and look for the elusive "pansy" shell.

Fishing is good in the area and fishermen are likely to catch elf, kob and leervis in the autumn and winter months. Hikers can walk along the coast to Vleesbaai or Dana bay. While hiking you may spot some Cape pheasant, steenbok, or bushbuck.

Boggomsbaai has some self-catering chalets available but these fill up quickly during the holiday season from December to January, so it is advisable to book early.

The weather in the Boggomsbaai area is temperate with an average winter temperature of around 23 degrees celcius and in summer it averages 25 degrees.